Less than six are left for the start of the World T20 Qualifier matches, The qualifier matches will begin in the United Arab Emirates. ICC (International Cricket Council) has announced the schedule of the World T20 Qualifier matches. The qualifier will be held between 14 teams. It will begin from 18th October and will run till the 2nd of November. The qualifier matches will be held in Dubai and Abu Dhabi.
Countries To Participate in Qualifier Matches For World T20
Total 14 countries will participate in the qualifier matches. The host UAE will also participate in the same. All other teams that will play the qualifiers are – Scotland, Ireland, the Netherlands, Hong Kong, Oman, Jersey, Papua New Guinea, Namibia, Kenya, Singapore, Canada, and Bermuda. Out of these 14 teams, only 6 teams will be selected for the 2020 T20 World Cup. The T20 World Cup will be held in Australia. The selected team will join the Sri Lanka and Bangladesh for the first round, After that the top 4 teams will qualify for the main phase.
On 18th October
Scotland v Singapore & Netherlands v Kenya at ICC Academy 1.
Hong Kong v Ireland and Oman v UAE at Zayed Stadium Abu Dhabi.
PNG v Bermuda, Netherlands v Namibia at ICC Academy 1.
Scotland v Kenya at ICC Academy 2.
Jersey v Nigeria and Ireland v UAE at Zayed Cricket Stadium.
PNG v Namibia, Bermuda v Singapore at ICC Academy 2.
Canada v Jersey at ADC 1
Hong Kong v Oman at Zayed Cricket Stadium.
Scotland v PNG, Kenya v Bermuda at ICC Academy 1.
Ireland v Oman at ADC 1
Hong Kong v UAE and Canada v Nigeria at Zayed Cricket Stadium.
Scotland v Namibia and Singapore v Netherlands at ICC Academy 1
UAE v Jersey at ADC 1.
Namibia v Bermuda and Singapore v Kenya at ICC Academy 2.
Ireland v Canada and Hong Kong v Jersey at Zayed Cricket Stadium.
Oman v Nigeria at ADC1.
Scotland v Bermuda at Dubai International Stadium
Netherlands v PNG at ICC Academy 1
UAE v Nigeria and Hong Kong v Canada at ADC 1.
PNG v Singapore and Namibia v Kenya at Dubai International Stadium
Oman v Canada at Zayed Cricket Stadium
Ireland v Jersey at ADC1.
Netherlands v Bermuda and Namibia v Singapore at Dubai International Stadium
Ireland v Nigeria at Zayed Cricket Stadium.
PNG v Kenya and Scotland v Netherlands at Dubai International Stadium
Oman v Jersey and UAE v Canada at Zayed Cricket Stadium
Hong Kong v Nigeria at ADC 1
Play-off 1 – A2 v B3
Play-off 2 – A3 v B2 at Dubai International Stadium.
Play-off 3 – A4 v Loser of Play-off 1
Play-off 4 – B4 v Loser of Play-off 2 at Dubai International Stadium.
Play-off for fifth and sixth places
Winner of Play-off 3 v Winner of Play-off 4 at ICC Academy 1
Semifinal 1 – B1 v Winner of Play-off 1
Semifinal 2 – A1 v Winner of Play-off 2 at Dubai International Stadium.
Third place Play-off – Loser of Semifinal 1 v Loser of Semifinal 2
Final at Dubai International Stadium.